BA (Honours) Law

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During this 3-year LL.B (Hons) course, students will form the perfect foundation for their legal career.

Students will study core subjects and choose electives that will allow them to tailor their degree to focus on key areas of interest, such as criminal law, human rights law or corporate law.

  • Graduates of this programme can sit the entrance examinations for the Honourable Society of King’s Inns or The Law Society of Ireland if they wish to pursue a career as a barrister or solicitor.
  • Students will acquire highly transferable and attractive skills for a wide range of businesses, both inside and outside the law, including banking, the civil service, the media and other related disciplines.
  • Students can take advantage of individual career counseling with job placement opportunities.
  • Students will have access to our panel of experienced law professors, many of whom are accomplished practitioners in their field.

Program Structure

  • Introduction to law and legal skills
  • Contract Law
  • Tort Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Information technology skills
  • Constitutional Law
  • Company Law
  • Land Law
  • Law of Evidence
  • Administrative law
  • Employment Law
  • Criminology
  • Public international law
  • Family Law
  • Medical Law
  • Privacy and Data Protection Act
  • Mediation
  • Equity and Trusts
  • European Union Law
  • Jurisprudence
  • Research, practice and professional development
  • Miscarriages of justice
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Media Law
  • Revenue Law
  • International human rights law
  • Advanced Jurisprudence
  • Banking and Finance Law
  • Commercial law
  • Arbitration
  • Dissertation
  • Innocence Project

Career Oportunities

Through the LL.B. (Hons), you will have gained valuable professional experience, you will have built a solid foundation of critical analysis and presentation skills, and you will have covered a wide range of subjects. The following are a variety of career paths that will be open to you:

  • Lawyer
  • Legal Secretary
  • Banking and Financial Services Advisor
  • Civil and Public Service
  • Non-governmental, human rights and charitable sectors
  • Academic and publishing environments
  • Commercial and IT Contracts Legal Counseling
  • Corporate Management and Human Resources
  • Arbitration and mediation
  • Media, journalism and public relations
  • In-house legal counsel
  • Pension Administrator
  • Claims Advisor
  • Litigation Legal Executive

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants will require a baccalaureate degree officially translated into English.
  • In the case of international candidates, the foreign equivalent is required. In addition, a degree officially translated into English will be required.
  • If English is not your first language, you must demonstrate that your level of English is of an appropriate standard, i.e. a minimum of 6.5 IELTS or equivalent.

Program results

  • Earn a bachelor’s degree in communications design in three years.
  • Receive a solid foundation in traditional design practices along with modern graphic design concepts and develop your skills and style in multiple media.
  • Learn to think creatively when faced with design challenges, adapt to industry changes, and recognize key trends and the integral role of target markets and consumer culture in your design.
  • The practical nature of the course encourages students to learn by doing while the small class sizes ensure that you can work closely with your tutors.
  • The calibre of work produced by the Faculty of Design has been recognised on numerous occasions through industry awards and exhibitions.
  • An annual Creative Week features Design faculty graduates with Media, Journalism, Computer Science, Film and Photography graduates.

Academic Progression

Griffith College Law School offers a range of postgraduate study options including:

  • LL.M. in International Business Law
  • LL.M. in international law
  • LL.M. in International Human Rights

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